Low Carbon

IT Business Analyst

Join Low Carbon as they are looking for a IT Business Analyst

About Low Carbon

Low Carbon creates renewable energy to fight climate change. We’re building a net-zero energy company that will power tomorrow and protect the planet for future generations.

Low Carbon was established in 2011 with one goal in mind: to make the biggest contribution possible in the fight against climate change. The aim is to play a key role in the historic effort to move the world to 100% renewable energy.

We are a long-standing certified B-Corporation, and recognised as gold standard for environmental impact. Low Carbon’s climate ambitions are to become one of the world’s first major net-zero energy companies and to have created 20GW of new renewable energy capacity by 2030.

Low Carbon has formed a strategic partnership with the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) to build a leading global renewable energy Independent Power Producer. Low Carbon is committed to the development, investment and operation of renewable energy at scale. Low Carbon invests into both renewable energy developers and projects across a range of renewable energy technologies including solar PV, wind, energy storage, waste-to-energy and energy efficiency.

With a significant international renewable energy pipeline in development, Low Carbon is well-positioned to capitalise on opportunities as the need for renewable energy and energy security increases.

We are extremely proud of the highly professional and talented team at Low Carbon. We have built a positive learning culture that incorporates respect, trust, collaboration, and a shared passion to combat climate change. It is an open, friendly and supportive environment, and we are proud to say we work here. As we grow, we are committed to increasing diversity in the team, and continuing to foster an inclusive environment where we can learn from each other.

Low Carbon is on a mission. Together, we will power tomorrow.

Role Description

Low Carbon are building a Digital Platform to transform enterprise data management, drive efficiencies and improve decision quality. Joining a small group of high performing technology and data science professionals, this role will play an important role in supporting a number of project initiatives and BAU activities to ensure the efficient and effective operation of our organisations IT systems and infrastructure.

You will be responsible for analysing user requirements, identifying technical solutions, and providing support to end-users.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to gather and analyse user requirements, translating them into technical specifications
  • Design and document system architectures, workflows, and data flows
  • Collaborate with third parties and internal teams to ensure smooth integration of new systems with existing infrastructure
  • Identify and troubleshoot technical issues, providing timely resolution and documentation
  • Provide technical support and guidance to end-users
  • Provide insights and recommendations based on data analysis to optimise system performance and user experience
  • Develop and maintain documentation, including user manuals, system configurations, and technical specifications
  • Support business intelligence so that the decisions are underpinned by key, effective and relevant data
  • Assist with the development of data standards including data classification and the development of a data catalogue
  • Providing support to data discovery and documentation activities

Person Specification

  • A friendly, approachable and professional manner
  • An excellent communicator who builds trusted relationships with people at all levels
  • Energetic, reliable, adaptable and used to using their initiative
  • Highly organised, great attention to detail and a focus on getting things done
  • Be an enthusiastic and committed team player with a ‘hands on approach’ to problem solving

Skills & Experience

Prospective candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in a related field such as IT, Computer Science, economics or statistics or equivalent academic or on-the-job experience.

  • Experience with agile methodologies, including working in Scrum or Kanban teams
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to gather, interpret, and make insights from large amounts of data
  • Experience with data visualisation tools such as Power BI
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex information to a non-technical audience
  • Proficiency in Excel, SQL and Python
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical and business intelligence skills, especially working with large datasets.
  • Strong knowledge of IT systems, networks, and infrastructure.

Our Compensation & Benefits

  • 26 days holiday plus your birthday off (with option to buy a further 5 days)
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Annual Bupa Health Check
  • Private Healthcare for you and your family (medical history disregarded)
  • Contributory Pension
  • EV Car scheme
  • Cycle scheme
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Sodexo for commercial discounts and perks
  • 3 additional days for volunteering to support causes of your choice
  • £50 credit per month towards short notice childcare, eldercare and pet care via ‘Bubble’